All nature

June 15, 2014

Falcon babies grow big and fat

Falcon chicks eat and eat, to grow and grow

June 10, 2014

Peregrine falcon babies growing up fast to be the fastest

Adult peregrines fastest animals in the world, at speeds over 200 mph

Peregrine falcon family

June 5, 2014

At home with UIC’s falcon family

Keeping three falcon chicks fed is a busy job

Mom Nitz looks on at her three falcon chicks

June 3, 2014

Three chicks: UIC peregrine falcon family is complete

Baby peregrines double their weight within six days of hatching

Peregrine falcon Nitz

June 1, 2014

UIC’s falcon family welcomes a new chick

Our resident raptors add a second baby to their brood

Peregrine falcon Nitz

May 29, 2014

Meet UIC’s newest falcon family!

UIC’s peregrine falcon couple settle down to raise their new family

David Becker and other Champions of Change Honorees

June 18, 2013

White House honors grad student

Nature educator among Champions of Change

Peregrine falcon Rosie sits on a ledge at UH

April 9, 2013

Will Rosie hatch more eggs at UH?

Is Rosie done with motherhood? We’ll have to wait and see, says Field Museum expert Mary Hennen.

April 3, 2013

Back to nature in Cook County’s backyard

Arnold Randall wants Cook County residents to rediscover nature in their Forest Preserve.

Mary Ashley

March 12, 2013

Leading women to success in science

Mary Ashley, UIC Woman of the Year, places a priority on mentoring women in science careers.

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